2019 Club Coaches
MEET OUR COACHES FOR THE 2019 WLVBC SEASON
U13/14 Boys Club Team - Head Coach Jeff Rosen
Coach Jeff played club volleyball at the University of Virginia, and has played competitive indoor, grass, and beach volleyball throughout his adult life. He coached multiple teams at the Coast Volleyball Club in San Diego, and is currently coaching a boys team with the Loudoun Youth Volleyball. Coach Jeff is really looking forward to the upcoming season!
U12/13 Girls Club Team - Head Coach Ed Zduoba, USAV CAP II Certified
U14 Girls Club Team - Co-Head Coach Matt Croson, USAV CAP I Certified
Matt Croson will begin his fifth year at WLVBC as the U14 Girls Team Head Coach. Croson is a USAV CAP I trained coach, and has experience at the U13, U14 and U16 team levels, with both boys and girls teams. Croson’s teams have competed in NEQ, Cap Classic, MLK, Irish Rumble and Revolutionary Rumble, and have consistently placed in the Gold, Silver or Bronze brackets. Croson focuses practices on game-like drills and favors a practice ugly emphasis, in order to mimic true tournament scenarios. Croson’s teams typically deploy a middle-middle defensive scheme, and run complex offense set ups including both 5-1 or 6-2 systems, depending on player rosters and abilities.
Croson lives in Purcellville, VA with his wife Tracy, and son Ryan. His daughter attends the University of Alabama, and his son attends Colorado State University. He sits on the Board at the National Association of Manufacturers Council of Manufacturing Associations, and the Western Loudoun Volleyball Club.
U14 Girls Club Team Co-Head Coach and Director of our SSS Program - Joanne Dekker
Joanne Dekker played and captained her team at Catholic University in Washington, DC , has been a WLVBC Club Coach, and has been running WLVBC’s popular Saturday Skills and Scrimmages program for 11 years. She has assisted with WLVBC's Sand and Grass program and clinics. Coach Dekker has coached all levels for Loudoun Youth Volleyball out of Blue Ridge Middle School. She is IMPACT and SafeSport trained.
U15 Girls Club Team - Head Coach David Schulte, USAV CAP II Certified
Coach Schulte brings 14 years of club level experience and has coached teams at the 14s through 17s age groups. Additionally he has coached 14 seasons for Loudoun Youth Volleyball including 7 seasons for the High School Girls Division. Coach Schulte is completing his USAV CAP II certification and is Gold Medal Squared trained. He is a certified USAV and VHSL referee. David is a member of AVCA and JVA.
U16 Girls Club Team - Head Coach Josh Judd
Coach Judd has been playing volleyball since he was in middle school and has been coaching volleyball for the past 7 Fall and Spring seasons. He has coached and run/helped with clinics for a wide range of age groups for both boys and girls all throughout the county. He started at Heritage High School's volleyball program in 2012 as their Freshmen Head Coach, then coached the Junior Varsity team for two seasons, and is currently in his second season serving as the Assistant Coach for the Varsity team. His club coaching background started with U14 Girls. Since then, he has coached three U15 girls teams, two U16 girls teams and one U18/17 girls team. Coach Judd eats, breathes and sleeps volleyball. On any "off day", you can find him playing at any number of local adult leagues/open gyms. He looks forward to and can't wait for the upcoming season with the boys U16/15 program!
U16 Girls Club Team - Assistant Coach Hai Nguyen, USAV CAP I Certified
Coach Nguyen returns to for his 4th season for WLVBC with the U16 team, coaching the U13/12, U14, and U15 teams. Hai is excited to return as the assistant coach this year to help continue the success for this U16 team. Coach Hai is in his 5th season of coaching Loudoun Youth Volleyball League, continuing to grow the game with the young players. You can also find him in the WLVBC SSS and Sand programs. He continues to play for fun as well as competes in tournaments. Hai loves volleyball and loves to learn and teach; coaching is a perfect mix for him.
U17/18 Girls Club Team - Head Coach Joanne Todd
Coach Todd has been involved with Volleyball, both Juniors and Adults, for quite some time. She was one of a group of people who helped to organize and start the LYV rec league, ran the Douglas Volleyball Camps over 25 years (now the High School prep clinic sponsored by WLVBC), coached for NVVA for over 8 years, coached previous WLVBC club teams and is currently in her 18th year of coaching Freshman Volleyball for Loudoun Valley High School. "Although I love to play, I found that coaching give so much enjoyment especially watching the players improve and have fun".
U17/18 Girls - Assistant Coach Shelly Franco
Coach Franco played volleyball at Jacksonville University and has many years of coaching experience with WLVBC. She also has coached at Jacksonville Juniors, Chicago Juniors, NVVA, LYV and Notre Dame Academy which included 2 state championships. Shelly is currently the Assistant Coach for the Freshman Team at Loudoun Valley High School.
Technical Director - Coach Joe Norton
Joe Norton is WLVBC’s Technical Director. This is a non-exclusive position, per NCAA requirements, and he will be working with WLVBC on our Tehcnical Program held every Monday from December through March of the club season. Joe was a four year starter for the George Mason University volleyball program, and is currently its Assistant Head Coach for the men’s team at Mason. He has experience coaching with NVVA ICE, Evolution Club and Edison High School volleyball programs. Joe brings a wealth of on the court experience, with a joyous approach to the teaching the game. He has trained at HP programs at USAV training centers in Colorado, and participated in many coaching and playing camps, including starting our summer camp program in 2017 at Foxcroft.
SSS Program Coach - Coach Matt McFadden
Matt McFadden started his volleyball days on the sand courts of California in 1991 being trained by an AVP Pro Beach Volleyball player. Throughout college, where there was no men’s team, he regularly played 3 hours a day of volleyball with fellow die-hard players being coached by the university’s volleyball coach. Matt continued for the next ten years playing numerous sand and grass tournaments while training with indoor club and college teams as a middle blocker. Matt was recruited by the locally renowned Machine Volleyball team in 2001 and served as their middle blocker for 3 years as their team won multiple league tournaments. Matt became a dad soon after as he continued playing in various leagues. Matt continues his more recent volleyball days coaching. He has served as an assistant coach with Loudoun Youth Volleyball, Special Olympics, and with Western Loudoun Volleyball Club. Matt is Safe Sport trained.